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Sterling Confederate HORNET'S NEST RIFLE CORPS Button (NC18) Civil War Pendant

Sterling Confederate HORNET'S NEST RIFLE CORPS Button (NC18) Civil War Pendant

This listing is for a very unique, hand-made pendant, designed for Civil War relic hunters, metal detecting enthusiasts and history buffs in-general. My name is Leonard Short and I have started a new business combining my past two careers of goldsmith/jewelry designer and artifact restoration. This pendant is modeled from an extremely rare Confederate North Carolina Hornet's Nest Rifle Corps button (Alberts NC18). These rare buttons were worn during the American Civil War by soldiers in Company B of the 1st Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers. This style is so rare because there were only around 100 soldiers ever issued uniforms adorned with these incredibly beautiful buttons. This design is easily among the top 10 or 12 most rare and desirable of all varieties of Confederate buttons. The design incorporates an active Hornet's nest on an oak branch with a swarm of hornets buzzing around the nest. Embossed above the nest are the letters: H.N.R.C. (Hornet's Nest Rifle Corps). This pendant exhibits premium, sharp details of all elements. The bail is uniquely crafted with long-term wear in mind. It has an opening that measures 3mm x 6mm in order to accommodate a very substantial chain. In addition, the bail has my signature, hinge mechanism.

If you are in need of a nice sterling silver chain on which to wear the pendant, please check out my other listings. My recommended chain style for my pendant line is a 2.5 mm diameter sterling silver wheat style chain. There are several listings for the following lengths: 18" , 20", 24” and 30”.

This is a unique pendant design that you will not find anywhere else!

Shipping is $8 in the United States. (Other destinations will require a calculation on shipping).


Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.

Any purchases made within the State of Virginia must also include 5.3% Virginia State Sales tax. I am offering a 14 day return policy if not fully satisfied for any reason. For return, customer is responsible for return shipping cost. Please e-mail me with any questions that you may have BEFORE BIDDING. IF YOU LIKE THIS PENDANT DESIGN, PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON MY OTHER LISTINGS, AS I HAVE BEGUN THE PROCESS OF CREATING AN ENTIRE LINE OF METAL DETECTING AND TREASURE HUNTING-THEMED PENDANTS AND RINGS. I will periodically be adding additional designs to the line as I have time to design and create the master models. Thanks for viewing my listing! Thank

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